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Racquet

From the Collection of Tennis Australia Melbourne Park Olympic Boulevard Melbourne Park Melbourne Victoria

Description
A wooden racquet with green cloth tape over parchment reinforcing, and a deep-grooved handle grip. The parchment reinforcing continues from the shoulders down the throat, creating the outline of a heart shape. Inscription across crown on obverse: SLAZENGERS'. Inscription across throat on obverse: BURKE/SLAZENGERS/PATENT/STRINGING. Inscription along right side of handle: SLAZENGERS' NEW YORK. Inscription along left side: ENGLISH MODEL. Butt cover features Slazenger hexagram trademark with motto. Materials: Wood, Gut, Metal, Glue, Lacquer, Ink, Cloth tape, Leather, Parchment, String
Object Registration
2008.2051
Keywords
tennis
When Made
Circa 1916
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM